School started Monday in the Rowland Unified School District. And many families had to break out the road maps and GPS to find their new schools.

Jellick Elementary has moved to Farjardo Elementary in Rowland Heights for school modernization for this school year. Northam Elementary in La Puente has moved to La Seda Elementary.

"By using our closed campuses as interim housing, we are speeding up the process and saving money," explained Gina Ward, the district's public information officer.

Other families found their way to Telesis Academy for Science and Math in Rowland Heights. The new academy rose from the renovated remains of Rincon School.

There are also many new faces in our local schools. Several

Teacher welcomes students to first day of school at the new K-8 Telesis Academy for Science and Math. (Staff photo by Watchara Phomicinda)

schools got new principals or learning directors. Here's a list:
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